Living Future Community

The Living Future Community...

is a group of individuals that represent Philadelphia and the Greater Delaware Valley, united by a common passion for Deep Green building. Our community continues to grow to be inclusive to anyone interested in the built environment.

  • We seek broader inspiration and collaboration with peers and leaders from around the world. We facilitate educational series and events within Green Building United to teach and learn from each other.
  • We participate in the creation of living buildings, sites, and communities within our region.
  • We advocate for a deeper approach to and dialogue on sustainable development in our workplaces, governments, educational institutions, and media.
  • Together we grow, share, and act upon our knowledge and expertise to help move our community towards a greater balance with nature.
  • We believe an ecologically restorative, socially just, and beautiful built environment is not just good for the planet, but it is good for those who live here too.


New to the Living Building Challenge? Learn the basics! 

Living Future Community Council Volunteers

Wolfram Arendt | Amy Cornelius | Jason Curtis (co-facilitator) | Kate Flint | Michelle Jordan | Scott Kelly | Drew Lavine | Chris Lee | Charles Loomis | Lisa Shulock | Kristen Suzda (co-facilitator) 

If interested in getting involved, please see volunteer opportunities and contact information below! 

Thank You to Our 2020 Living Future Community Activities Sponsors



Volunteer Opportunities 


We are starting to work with a group of volunteers to spread knowledge about deep green building using LBC as a framework and could use help finalizing logistics. Our current approach is to target real estate professionals, contractors and their supply chain, corporations, and education institutions.

If interested, please contact Michelle Jordan and Kristen Suzda



If you have limited availability but still want to volunteer, opportunities are available around event planning. This may include helping with planning logistics, or day-of event assistance. 

If interested, please cntact Chris Lee and Brendan McGrath


Upper Dublin High School Project Based Learning

The 2019-2020 project is well underway! 

If interested, please contact Drew Lavine  and Jason Curtis


Demonstration Project 

The current LF Community Demonstration project has completed its workshops. If you are interested in being part of the next demonstration project, please send comments, suggestions, and feedback from past experiences to Wolf Arendt.


News and Events

Our Living Future Community includes a group of Living Building Challenge experts that can teach new audiences all about the regenerative design framework. Whether it be at your school, your workplace, or organization, our trained ambassadors will tailor their presentation to your audience. 

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